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Reviews and comparaisons of certain popular items offered on our website.

REVIEW: The Lighthouse Hingeless Canada stamp album

So you want to take good care of your precious stamp collection and ensure that it stays in top notch condition for a long time? Without a doubt, the best storage solution is a stamp album. With all the options … Continue reading

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Stamp album slipcases – luxury or necessity?

I guess you could say that slipcases are a «necessary luxury». Does that make any sense? Actually, I do believe that slipcases are a worthwhile investment. After all, they are made to protect your stamp album binders and after all … Continue reading

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Review of the Davo hingeless Canada stamp album

In a previous article (To hinge or not to hinge), we discussed the merits of stamp hinges versus stamp mounts. All collectors know that stamp hinges can be an inexpensive way of mounting used stamps on an album page. But … Continue reading

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Glassine envelopes and stamp collecting

One of the most practical tools in stamp collecting is the glassine envelope. This handy item is a popular seller and has many uses, especially for storage. We at Arpin Philately cannot sing its praises loudly enough. Glassine envelopes are what we use to … Continue reading

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How to build a custom made stamp album

One of the most common ways of storing stamps is in a stamp album. Brand name albums come with pre-printed pages and stamp illustrations on them which the collector can use as a guide for placing his stamps. What if you … Continue reading

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Canada annual stamp collections make a great gift!

What gift do you buy a collector of Canadian stamps? It can be hard sometimes to know exactly which stamps a collector needs without sneaking a peek at his albums, or simply asking him. What if you want your gift … Continue reading

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Review of the best World stamp albums for your money

Recommending a world stamp album can be tricky business. Why? Generally a collector looks for the most complete album possible. For obvious reasons, a fully complete World stamp album is almost impossible to find given the number of nations issuing … Continue reading

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Review of the best United States stamp albums

With so many U.S. stamp albums on the market, it can be difficult sometimes to know what to buy. We hope our review of four specific albums will make your shopping experience easier. At Aprin Philately we sell what we consider to … Continue reading

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Review of the best Canadian stamp albums to buy

One of the most attractive ways to store a stamp collection is in a stamp album, such as the Tradition Canada album at left. There are many on the market however. How can you know which one is the best value … Continue reading

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